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renounce
used in Henry VIII

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Definition
to formally reject, give up, or turn away from

(as in to give up the power of a monarch, to change belief, behavior, support, or association)
  • They must either, For so run the conditions, leave those remnants Of fool and feather that they got in France, With all their honourable points of ignorance Pertaining thereunto, as fights and fireworks, Abusing better men than they can be, Out of a foreign wisdom, renouncing clean The faith they have in tennis and tall stockings, Short blist'red breeches, and those types of travel, And understand again like honest men, Or pack to their old playfellows.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — An ante-chamber in the palace (44% in)

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